The Renowned Ira Kaufman Podcast

November 10th, 2016

Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter, The Custodian of Canton, is talking in depth today about Doug Martin, player development, excuses, the Bears, second-half goals, effort issues and more. 


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12 Responses to “The Renowned Ira Kaufman Podcast”

  1. EP Says:

    Happy Anniversary Ira. Wife and I share the same date with you. 30 for us!

  2. DB55 Says:

    Wow! You guys literally call out everyone on the team except for the jolly pink giant. Is he truly untouchable especially when you’re talking about lack of effort and pass rush? That’s amazing to me blame rookies and guys leading the league in touchdowns for the losses but crickets when it comes to the 1tackle per game, no pressure, can’t stop the run, always offsides DT. Fair enough I guess.

    Irah are you getting your hof speech ready for him too? Smdh

    How many tackles does a good DT get per game in a 4-3 defense. Would love to hear the answer to that.-Joe

  3. unbelievable Says:

    McCoy looks to be somewhere around 6th or 7th in the league for DTs playing in a 4-3 system this year. (just looking at solo tackles)

    However, the top 3 guys all have 20+ solo tackles. The next few guys only have 15, McCoy is next with 13…

    Meh. This team needs a lot of help on the d-line. How long we been saying the same ish?

  4. DB55 Says:

    Donald (la) 24solo/3asst/5sacks
    Suh (Mia) 20solo/17asst/4.5sacks
    Joseph (vik) 20solo/15asst/3sacks
    Short (car) 15solo/11asst/2sacks
    McCoy (buc) 13solo/4asst/4sacks

    Not sure if Mia is 3/4 or 4/3.

  5. DB55 Says:

    I’m no football expert of course but I managed to find a few stats that may be used against me in the court of public OPINION. have fun proving me wrong.

  6. DB55 Says:

    Joe just pulled a Gerald McCoy and disappeared. Lol. Did you hurt your typing finger? We can put you on IR like your hero.

  7. JonBuc Says:

    The podcast continues to be a quality addition to JBF…nice work fellas. I’m afraid we are stuck with Mike Smith. I wasn’t a huge fan of him while he was in ATL ( or that shat eating grin of his )..but was hoping for the best. Perhaps there could one day be the triumphant return of PJ Fleck to the Bucs organization in a head coaching capacity. I’m already concerned that Koetter is mediocre at best. It takes a rare breed to be an excellent head coach in the NFL.

  8. DB55 Says:

    One last thing about LVD. He’s still a beast!

    Mike Smith admitted today that he has him playing a different role other than attacking the ball carrier like a scud missle. I noticed on film he is taking on more blocks to clear the MLB to make the play.

    But I don’t have to tell you guys that cuz you’re all professionals and I’m sure that was blatantly obvious to you.

  9. Joe Says:


    Donald (la) 24solo/3asst/5sacks

    So Donald averages three tackles a game.

    Gerald McCoy averages 2.5 tackles a game.

    So you want to run off a guy who averages a half-tackle less than arguably the best tackle in the NFL??? Really???

  10. Joe Says:

    He’s still a beast!

    Don’t know of too many guys labeled a “beast” who drop goose eggs in a full game at linebacker in a defense set up for him to make plays, but OK.

    In Joe’s eyes, that’s taking a day off.

  11. DB55 Says:

    More like 1.85, your math is terrible. And the conversation isn’t about running him off it’s about holding him as accountable as LVD, Ayer, VH3 and everyone else you mentioned.

    Can’t believe Brooks, lynch and sapp saying “damn everyone lacks efforts except for #93.”

  12. Mike Johnson Says:

    I think after The Buc Fans and Mngt hav had their fill of mediocrity from Koetter and Smith (2 seasons full), They will actually do a complete heart felt professional search for a Coach. And I do think he will be a great one. We’ve been stiriing in this Hope/wish/pray category for 2 long now. This franchise is not only laughable, its Pityful. If the Bucs don’t put together a 5 to 8 hundred team in a 1yr or 2? People are not gonna care about the Glazers moving the Bucs elsewhere. They’ll actually assist with a shovel!!